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  • A letter posted on a file-sharing site on Monday asked Sony to "stop immediately showing the movie of terrorism which can break the regional peace and cause the War!" It was signed by GOP, the nickname for the "Guardians of Peace" group that says it is responsible for a cyber attack at Sony that began Nov. 24. People close to the investigation of the Sony hacking have told...

  • A letter posted on a file-sharing site on Monday asked Sony to "stop immediately showing the movie of terrorism which can break the regional peace and cause the War!" It was signed by GOP, the nickname for the "Guardians of Peace" group that says it is responsible for a cyber attack at Sony that began Nov. 24. People close to the investigation of the Sony hacking have told...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- Graphic details about sexual threats and other harsh interrogation techniques the CIA meted out to captured militants will be detailed by a Senate Intelligence Committee report on the spy agency's anti-terror tactics, sources familiar with the document said. "There are some indications that the release of the report could lead to greater...

  • *Cyber terrorism may become weapon of choice- Allianz. "Cyber terrorism may replace the hijacker and bomber and become the weapon of choice on attacks against the aviation community," German insurer Allianz said in a review of aviation safety published on Thursday, publicly expressing concerns that others insurer have discussed in private.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 2- Arab Bank Plc, found liable in a U.S. civil court of providing material support for Hamas, urged an appeals court on Tuesday to block thousands of non-U.S. citizens from pursuing similar claims that it financed terrorism. In September, a federal jury in Brooklyn found Arab Bank liable in what lawyers described as the first terrorism financing civil...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 2- Arab Bank Plc, found liable in a U.S. civil court of providing material support for Hamas, urged an appeals court on Tuesday to block thousands of non-U.S. citizens from pursuing similar claims that it financed terrorism. In September, a federal jury in Brooklyn found Arab Bank liable in what lawyers described as the first terrorism financing civil...

  • Israel weighs strike vs. Iran: Report Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | 5:22 PM ET

    The nuclear pact being negotiated with Iran is unpalatable to Israel, and may hasten a confrontation with Tehran, according to a report.

  • US, Turkey stay at odds over ISIS, Syria Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | 2:59 PM ET

    Top officials from the U.S. and Turkey emerged from a meeting offering no indication that the two countries had bridged their differences.

  • OTTAWA, Nov 20- The number of reports of suspicious transactions in Canada possibly related to terrorist financing have jumped in the wake of two deadly attacks on the country's soldiers last month, an official said on Thursday. The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre, set up in 2000 to combat money-laundering and ensure the compliance of...

  • Police chief: Very strong risk of City cyberattack Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 7:34 AM ET
    A masked man speaking in what is believed to be a North American accent in a video that Islamic State militants released in September 2014.

    There is a very strong likelihood that Islamist terrorists will launch a cyberattack, the head of the City of London police warned. The FT reports.

  • ISIS in trouble: What could this mean for oil? Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 7:29 AM ET
    The petroleum refinery outside of Bayji in Iraq

    One of the most important areas captured by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) looks as though it’s back in Western-backed hands.

  • Calls for ground troops in Iraq grow louder  Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood discusses whether the continued ISIS aggression could lead to ground troops in Iraq?

  • LONDON, Nov 7- Ebola, terrorism and political upheaval- headlines from Africa over the past year seem a far cry from the inspiring' Africa Rising' story. "The most consistent growth that we see across the globe seems to be coming from Africa," said Boston- based Asha Mehta, who manages Acadian Asset Management's $380 million global equity frontier fund.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama said that 1,500 more troops will be deployed in Iraq to battle ISIS militants. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on whether this could signal "mission creep".

  • LONDON, Nov 7- Ebola, terrorism and political upheaval- headlines from Africa over the past year seem a far cry from the inspiring' Africa Rising' story. "The most consistent growth that we see across the globe seems to be coming from Africa," said Boston- based Asha Mehta, who manages Acadian Asset Management's $380 million global equity frontier fund.

  • IBSHAR, Egypt, Nov 5- At Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip, families are emptying their homes- lugging mattresses and furniture onto waiting vans as soldiers look on from armoured cars. The operation's resulting no-mans-land- a security buffer 13.5 km-long and 500 metres deep- will provide greater visibility and, Egypt hopes, deter any future passage of arms from...

  • Tech groups aid terror, says UK spy chief Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 5:18 PM ET
    Robert Hannigan

    Robert Hannigan calls for US tech companies to work more closely with intelligence agencies, Financial Times reports.

  • Thirteen years after the Sept. 11 attacks, Conde Nast on Monday became the first company to move into the new World Trade Center, the tallest skyscraper in North America.

  • Members of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign gather to walk to President Goodluck Jonathan's official residence on October 14, 2014 in Abuja, Nigeria

    A Nigerian rebel leader said the 219 schoolgirls kidnapped earlier this year have been married off and would not be released, AFP reported.

  • DHS steps up security at federal buildings Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 5:28 PM ET
    A Homeland Security vehicle patrols near the Washington Monument in Washington, DC.

    Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said his agency is beefing up security at federal buildings across the country.